Philips Wifi TV Remote: Control your Philips 2010 and 2009 hi-end TV with iPhone or iPad

januari 7, 2011

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – All users of Apple iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch can easily control their hi-end Philips TV sets directly from their mobile devices. The Philips Wifi TV Remote application is available free of charge in Apple App Store and it can be used to control all the Philips Net TV capable hi-end TV sets. The iPhone remote control is supported by the whole 2009 8000 and 9000 product range and by all 2010 TV models from 7000, 8000 and 9000 product ranges.

 

Philips Wifi TV Remote enables both easy access to the basic TV features like volume control, changing channels or turning the TV off and advanced control of the Philips Net TV application. The Wifi TV Remote app offers both text typing features as well as a virtual touchpad, which is very useful especially while browsing videos on YouTube, using the online maps or browsing open internet. On top of that the Wifi TV Remote app enables direct connection between a Philips TV and iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch that brings pictures from the mobile device directly on the TV screen.

 

The connection between Philips TV set and mobile device is done using the WiFi connection, which means that no mobile data network access is necessary and using of the Wifi TV Remote application is completely free of charge and the reaction time is quite fast. TV sets without direct WiFi connection can be connected to a wireless router using Ethernet cable.

 

The Philips Wifi TV Remote app uses the jointSPACE environment that enables easy access to Philips TV functionalities for developers from all over the world. The current TV architecture enables complete remote system control and rendering on the TV screen. The jointSPACE project is completely open-source and is covered by the largest open-source community portal SourceFourge.Net. Further details on jointSPACE can be found on http://jointspace.sourceforge.net/.

About Royal Philips Electronics

Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity”. Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs more than 118,000 employees in more than 60 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 23 billion in 2009, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in flat TV, male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare..